Lexeme – Details – gerrfhíad

Lexeme

Transcription
gerrfhíad
Script
IPA
Meaning
hare
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
m
Note
Compound: gerr 'short' & -fhíad 'wild animal'; ie 'small wild animal' (rabbits were as yet unknown). Other OIr. names for the hare include: lornan, pata, miol moighe, fíadmíol.

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Sources

Source
An Stòr-dàta Briathrachais Gàidhlig: http://www2.smo.uhi.ac.uk/gaidhlig/faclair/sbg/lorg.php
[AFB]
Source
Dictionary of the Irish language: based mainly on old and middle Irish materials. (1913-1976). Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. Online at: http://edil.qub.ac.uk/dictionary/search.php
[EDIL]
Source
Ó Dónaill, Niall & De Bhaldraithe, Tomás (red.) (1977). Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla. Baile Átha Cliath: An Rún.
[FGB]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
PV59, PV61, PV63

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